Lynn Marks is part of a rising trend of people who are shutting off their computers and turning to professional matchmaking companies for help finding Mr. (or Ms.) right.
My husband has been unhappy in his job for more than five years. He refuses to take any of my advice about changing it - won't see a career counselor, won't go back to school, won't talk to his boss about a position change, won't visit a therapist - and wants to complain about work all the time.
DEAR ABBY: I was surprised to see you equate a concerned grandmother's creative solution to smoking with bribery in a previous column. The word "bribe" has a negative connotation. What the grandmother did was offer an incentive, not a bribe, that will benefit her grandchildren in the long run. I think the woman should be congratulated.
March 2, 2013, in Philadelphia
In 2008, Wednesdays were CJ's favorite day of the week. He was a medical case manager at Mazzoni Center, a health center for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people - the same place Alison did mental-health assessments for those beginning hormone treatment.